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Review: ‘Hamilton’ Conquers London (King George Slays, Too)

Review: ‘Hamilton’ Conquers London (King George Slays, Too)

Jamael Westman, center, plays Alexander Hamilton in the London version of “Hamilton.”

In This ‘Oklahoma!,’ She Loves Her and He Loves Him

In This ‘Oklahoma!,’ She Loves Her and He Loves Him

Left: Alfred Drake and Joan Roberts as Curly and Laurey in the 1943 Broadway production of “Oklahoma!” Right: Royer Bockus as Laurey and Tatiana Wechsler as Curly in the Oregon Shakespeare Festival production.

Review: George and Martha Redux in ‘Everyone’s Fine With Virginia Woolf’

Review: George and Martha Redux in ‘Everyone’s Fine With Virginia Woolf’

From left: Vin Knight, Mike Iveson, April Matthis and Annie McNamara in the Elevator Repair Service production of “Everyone’s Fine With Virginia Woolf” at the Abrons Arts Center.

A Philadelphia Theater Heading, and Sweating, in a New Direction

A Philadelphia Theater Heading, and Sweating, in a New Direction

Justin Jain, Matteo Scammell and Ross Beschler in the Wilma Theater production of “Blood Wedding,” directed by Csaba Horvath.

For Paula Vogel, a Once-Banned ‘Beautiful’ Love Story Inspires Her New Play

For Paula Vogel, a Once-Banned ‘Beautiful’ Love Story Inspires Her New Play

Rebecca Taichman, left, and Paula Vogel at the Vineyard Theater.

Review: Song Trumps Senility in the Angry ‘Allelujah!’

Review: Song Trumps Senility in the Angry ‘Allelujah!’

Residents of a geriatric hospital ward in a scene from “Allelujah!,” Alan Bennett’s new comedy at the Bridge Theater in London.

Review: In a New Orleans ‘House,’ Wealthy Women Are Haunted by Slavery’s Ghosts

Review: In a New Orleans ‘House,’ Wealthy Women Are Haunted by Slavery’s Ghosts

Harriett D. Foy, center, as a slave living in a household of women that includes the imperious Beartrice Albans (played by Lynda Gravátt, right) and her daughters, played by Juliana Canfield and Nedra McClyde.

A Broadway Mogul Redefines Clout in His Own Fashion

A Broadway Mogul Redefines Clout in His Own Fashion

Jordan Roth, the president of Jujamcyn Theaters, posing on the roof of the company’s Manhattan offices.

An Antidote to Digital Dehumanization? Live Theater

An Antidote to Digital Dehumanization? Live Theater

Ayad Akhtar maintains that what he calls the “attention-finance complex” has contributed to the collapse of a collective well-being.

Review: A Raucous Wake for ‘Our Lady of 121st Street’

Review: A Raucous Wake for ‘Our Lady of 121st Street’

From left, Hill Harper, Quincy Tyler Bernstine, Dierdre Friel and Kevin Isola in “Our Lady of 121st Street” at the Signature Theater.

Review: ‘Mean Girls’ Sets the Perils of Being Popular to Song

Review: ‘Mean Girls’ Sets the Perils of Being Popular to Song

Erika Henningsen as Cady Heron in the musical “Mean Girls,” adapted by Tina Fey from her screenplay for the cult-favorite 2004 film.

Ding. Hiss. Chirp. Broadway’s Best Sounds (Other Than the Songs).

Ding. Hiss. Chirp. Broadway’s Best Sounds (Other Than the Songs).

Tom Gibbons, the Tony-nominated sound designer of "1984."

After ‘Hamlet’ and ‘King Lear,’ Where Else Can Paapa Essiedu Go?

After ‘Hamlet’ and ‘King Lear,’ Where Else Can Paapa Essiedu Go?

“There’s a line of classical roles for Paapa, if he wants to play them,” the director Simon Godwin said.

Andrew Garfield and Stephen Spinella Trade Emails on Their Famed ‘Angels in America’ Role

Andrew Garfield and Stephen Spinella Trade Emails on Their Famed ‘Angels in America’ Role

Two Prior Walters: Andrew Garfield, left, plays Prior in the current revival of “Angels in America” on Broadway. Stephen Spinella originated the role in the early 1990s.

Review: Chasing Shopworn Dreams in ‘Pretty Woman: The Musical’

Review: Chasing Shopworn Dreams in ‘Pretty Woman: The Musical’

Andy Karl, as the businessman Edward Lewis, getting to know Samantha Barks, as the Hollywood hooker Vivian Ward, in “Pretty Woman: The Musical.”

Another Harry Potter Landmark: At $68 Million, the Most Expensive Broadway Nonmusical Play Ever

Another Harry Potter Landmark: At $68 Million, the Most Expensive Broadway Nonmusical Play Ever

The Lyric Theater underwent major renovations for “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,” including exterior additions that are symbolic to the play: a wing on the facade and a rooftop nest with a child huddled inside.


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